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A database of terms that relate to the sport of baseball, a bat-and-ball sport played between two teams of nine players. The aim is to score runs by hitting a thrown ball with a bat and touching a series of four bases arranged at the corners of a 90-foot diamond.

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Chicago Cubs

Sports; Baseball

The Chicago Cubs are a professional baseball team in the Central Division of the National League (NL) of Major League Baseball (MLB) based in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs were established in 1870, ...

Yao Ming

People; Baseball

Yao Ming is a professional basketball player from Shanghai, China. He was one of the first Chinese players to ever play in the NBA or National Basketball Association. With a height of 7 ft 6 in (2.29 ...

Green Monster

Sports; Baseball

The popular name for the left field wall at historic Fenway Park, home of the MLB team the Boston Red Sox. Despite the fact that the Green Monster - "Wally" - has become a mascot of sorts (popular ...

San Francisco Giants

Sports; Baseball

One of the oldest baseball teams in the United States, the Giants were first based in New York and moved to San Francisco in 1958. On November 1, 2010, the San Francisco Giants won the 2010 World ...

Albert Pujols

Sports; Baseball

Pujols (Jose Alberto Pujols Alc√°ntara), born in 1980 in the Dominican Republic, is a major league baseball player for the Anaheim Angels. On December 8th, 2011 Pujols signed with the Angels for 10 ...

drop third strike

Sports; Baseball

A call in baseball that occurs when a catcher fails to cleanly catch the third strike ball. If the ball touches the ground before it is caught, or if the catcher grasps the ball and drops it, it is ...

Baltimore Orioles

Sports; Baseball

The Baltimore Orioles are a professional baseball team in the Eastern Division of the American League (AL) of Major League Baseball (MLB) based in Baltimore, Maryland. The Orioles were founded in ...

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